Multiple agencies break crime ring focused on elderly
After a nearly seven-month-long investigation, members of a countywide hate crime ring targeting the elderly were arrested and arraigned, just in time for Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
Hornick named Police Commander, Heffernan to Deputy Police Chief
Two Bethlehem Police Department supervisors were promoted last week by the Town Board.
Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief
Police arrested a Bethlehem middle-school teacher
A Bethlehem Central teacher has been arrested for endangering the welfare of a child, following an investigation by Bethlehem police earlier in the week.
Bethlehem police have arrested the alleged robber of the Pioneer Bank on Delaware Avenue from earlier this month, after he visited the bank.
Achievement award gives accolades to victim advocates
Detective Sgt. Adam Hornick of the Bethlehem Police Department was this year’s recipient of the Sheriff George L. Infante Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Award.
The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at the Delaware Avenue Pioneer Bank on Saturday, May 2.
Employee of the North Albany Terminal Company in Glenmont made the discovery
Bethlehem police have identified the body found earlier this week in the Hudson River as David Betterton, 41, of Duchess County, following an autopsy.
A 15-year-old Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School student is facing several charges for allegedly writing a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at the school on March 9.
A Feura Bush teenager allegedly stole a candelabrum from a neighbor’s home and pawned the item, according to police.
A motorcyclist who led police on a chase down the Northway last year, with two packages of cocaine strapped to himself, was found guilty in absentia on several charges last week, according to the county District Attorney’s Office.
Former county legislator resigns from Bethlehem Democratic Committee
Howard Shafer is facing additional charges tied to him allegedly dumping soiled cat litter several times near two homes, and he reportedly resigned his political committee position.
A Delmar man allegedly had an on-going sexual relationship with a person younger than 13 years old for a “considerable amount of time,” according to police.
A 38-year-old man allegedly attempted to forcibly touch inside the bathroom at a restaurant in Crossgates Mall on Friday afternoon, March 20, according to police.
Bethlehem peer program helps adolescents get second chance
Although Bethlehem Youth Court has seen a decrease in cases the last few years, those who go through the program are presented with more charges.